Antennas

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    Solved! how to get tv to see ott antenna when ant is selected on tv

    tv does not find ott antenna when input is selected to antenna not cable
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    Lost channels when using combiner with A/B switch

    I have an omni-directional antenna on my TV that picks up quite a few channels, but because I was getting a lot of dropout, I put a yagi antenna on the roof. I lost some stations with the yagi so I put in a combiner with A/B switch to be able to use both antennas and switch between the two. But...
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    Solved! Actual antenna connect broke from antenna

    My coaxe wire broke off of my antenna and I tried to put electrical tape around it to hold it back together but didn't seem to work due to the fact it broke off right at the antenna. How can I repair this?
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    Amazon Fire TV Recast Review: The Ultimate DVR for Cord-Cutters

    This small black box connects to an HD antenna and lets you record over-the-air broadcasts. Amazon Fire TV Recast Review: The Ultimate DVR for Cord-Cutters : Read more
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    Antop AT-108 Paper Thin Indoor TV Antenna Review: Skip It

    Another in a long line of small, flat indoor antennas, the Antop AT-108 is one of the lesser performers in the under-$20 crowd. Antop AT-108 Paper Thin Indoor TV Antenna Review: Skip It : Read more
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    ClearStream Fusion HD TV Antenna Review: Sleek Outdoor Performer

    The ClearStream Fusion delivers solid reception for an outdoor antenna without looking like a pair of antlers stuck to the side of your house. ClearStream Fusion HD TV Antenna Review: Sleek Outdoor Performer : Read more
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    Solved! Need help with Antenna and Tuner Box

    I have the vizio E55 E2 tv that has no tuner and I cut the cabe with Spectrum and want to watch local tv. I got an antenna that has a coax cable, so I got a set top box/tuner that is supposed to work and I've plugged it in with the coax and also an HDMI cable. It comes on but It says I have to...
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    Miescher HD Digital Antenna Review: Undistinguished But Inexpensive

    The Miescher HD antenna is one of several dozen small, flat, inexpensive models on the market that will pull in a handful of stations in places where over-the-air broadcasts are plentiful. Miescher HD Digital Antenna Review: Undistinguished But Inexpensive : Read more
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    Mohu Blade HD TV Antenna Review: Hot Design, Lukewarm Performance

    If you're looking for an antenna that can blend in with your decor, the Blade is an excellent choice, although its reception is better outdoors than in. Mohu Blade HD TV Antenna Review: Hot Design, Lukewarm Performance : Read more
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    Do you need Wifi to use an antenna box?

    Do you need WIFI to use an antenna box to get channels?
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    Rooftop antenna, missing half of channels suddenly

    I have a big rooftop antenna that looks like it was installed a while ago. I've only owned the house for a year and I've never been on the roof so I don't know much about it. Don't know if it's powered. But it's big. Plenty big to pick up all the stations from LA (tower is ~25mi away). When I...
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    I can't get channels using the antenna on my Pro scan tv

    I have a pro scan tv that was working perfectly fine. All of a sudden it started saying please run channel auto scan. I've done that, but it's not working. I've even restored the default settings on the tv, and still nothing. I keep getting the msg rather the antenna is plugged up or not.
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    wlan antennas requirments

    So im using a laptop with only 1 antenna. (Its a 2017 HP model) The one antenna is connected to a b/g/n wlan card. HP says that there is a couple cards that are compatible with my laptop. The one that I want to use is a • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi + BT 4.2 Combo...
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    Help finding a reliable antenna for my situation

    Hello! I recently "cut the cord" on cable and have not had much luck getting OTA channels. Before I proceed and buy another antenna, I wanted to get some advice on what I should buy or anything I should do differently with my setup. I originally had one of those flat indoor antennas, which I...
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    SkyLink TV Antenna Review: Popular Gadget Falls Flat

    With a rated 30-mile range, the SkyLink TV antenna is an overpriced underperformer when compared with the likes of the Mohu Leaf Metro or AmazonBasics ultra-thin HDTV antennas. SkyLink TV Antenna Review: Popular Gadget Falls Flat : Read more
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    Multiple tv antennas

    Can we split these antennas to 3-4 TV sets?
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    Antop AT-100B Paper Thin SmartPass Antenna Review: Switchable Amplification

    The Antop AT-100B is a typical flat antenna with an amplifier that, in our tests, showed it can help capture otherwise marginal stations. Antop AT-100B Paper Thin SmartPass Antenna Review: Switchable Amplification : Read more
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    VHF digital antenna

    Do any indoor TV antennas include both UHF and VHF (or Hi-V) frequencies? My local PBS and ABC are VHF (apparently now called Hi-V) and my indoor digital antenna does not consistently pick them up well.
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    Blue Wire OTA TV antennas

    Are BlueWire antennas <fundementally> different from other tv antennas? Where can I read up on them? Am I wrong in understanding that a BlueWire antenna will let me receive MSNBC, say, over the air -- even though that normally requires a COMCAST or VERIZON cable subscription to receive it?
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    OTA TV antennas

    When instructions say "Point the antenna toward the tower." what do they mean? Have the plane of the extendable arms be perpendicular to the line-of-site to the tower? Or some other configuration? Thanks.
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    OTA tv reception has degraded

    I bought a lake house last year about in the middle of Milwaukee, Madison and Janesville WI. About 40 miles from each. I didn't want to sign up for a dish for just weekend so I bought this antenna: https://www.amazon.com/RCA-ANT3036WZ-Outdoor-Element-113/dp/B0027VST0I And this amplifier...
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    Antop AT-100 Indoor Paper Thin TV Antenna Review: A Typical Flat Antenna

    There are several similar TV antennas on the market, including models from Mohu (the Leaf Metro), AmazonBasics (the Ultra Thin Antenna) and Antennas Direct (the ClearStream Flex). Most offer comparable performance, and a few even offer better prices. Antop AT-100 Indoor Paper Thin TV Antenna...
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    AirTV Review: Lets Sling Viewers Take Antenna Channels Anywhere

    The AirTV rebroadcasts OTA content to mobile devices very well; it's just not that exciting. AirTV Review: Lets Sling Viewers Take Antenna Channels Anywhere : Read more
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    Can I stack two combo antennas to receive UHF and VHF at opposite directions?

    what is the proper distance and allowance for stacking two combo antennas on one post, each pointing at a different direction? my goal is to point one antenna towards VHF stations and one antenna towards UHF stations. thank you
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    Antennas Direct ClearStream Eclipse Wireless TV Antenna Review: Cord-Cutting for Everyone

    The ClearStream Eclipse Wireless antenna package offers unique features for those who like to consume their video on a mobile device, or for cord-cutters with TVs that lack a tuner. Antennas Direct ClearStream Eclipse Wireless TV Antenna Review: Cord-Cutting for Everyone : Read more
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    No stereo radio with CRX-N470

    Our new model worked fine in the shop, and our other FM receiver (NAD) works fine in the house. But the CRX-N470 does not receive a stereo signal when tuned to an FM station. Tried three different antennas and none work. Any ideas?
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    Mohu Chroma TV Antenna Review: Unfulfilled Promise

    The Mohu Chroma is an able-enough flat, amplified indoor antenna. We just expected it to deliver more, given its larger-than-average size. Mohu Chroma TV Antenna Review: Unfulfilled Promise : Read more
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    Antop Paper Thin AT-140 Indoor TV Antenna Review: Portability for Less

    The Antop Paper Thin AT-140 is a tiny, portable indoor TV antenna that's inexpensive and powerful enough to keep travelers entertained with the occasional broadcast. Antop Paper Thin AT-140 Indoor TV Antenna Review: Portability for Less : Read more
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    Channel Master SmarTenna+ HD TV Antenna Review: Advanced Tech, Mixed Results

    The indoor Channel Master SmarTenna+ offers sophisticated technology aimed at improving TV reception in challenging environments. Unfortunately, in our tests, the antenna didn't produce sufficient benefits to justify its higher-than-average price. Channel Master SmarTenna+ HD TV Antenna Review...
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    ViewTV 25 Mile Mini Flat HD TV Antenna Review: Diminutive Performance

    Yes, the ViewTV AR-603B-A is inexpensive and compact, but it's also one of the poorer indoor HD TV antennas we've tested. ViewTV 25 Mile Mini Flat HD TV Antenna Review: Diminutive Performance : Read more
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    Every ‘As Seen on TV’ Antenna We Tested Is Bad (or Overpriced)

    We took three aggressively advertised antennas and put them to the test to see which one (if any) is worth the money. Every ‘As Seen on TV’ Antenna We Tested Is Bad (or Overpriced) : Read more
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    AmazonBasics Ultra Thin Antenna Review (35 Mile): Good for the Low Price

    This HD antenna costs just $19. AmazonBasics Ultra Thin Antenna Review (35 Mile): Good for the Low Price : Read more
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    1byone Super Thin Model OUS00-0189 Review: Modest Performer for Modest Price

    A budget-priced indoor antenna, this 1byone model demonstrates uninspiring reception skills. 1byone Super Thin Model OUS00-0189 Review: Modest Performer for Modest Price : Read more
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    Antenna not working

    Purchased a HD antenna through smarttv 123 , connected to my Samsung LCD 32" to RF point . & opted for auto store channel nothing happening . any pls help . thanks Raman
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    I need to run 700-800 ft of cable to my antenna, which preamplifier do I need?

    I'm stuck between hills so I have to run an antenna to the top of the hill (over 600 feet maybe more). Which preamplifier and cable would be the best to use?
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    Indoor Antenna Improvements

    We watch comparatively little TV (about 10-12 Hours / week) and we'd like to get rid of cable. I tried an indoor antenna a few years ago and got nothing but static. While we are less than 20 miles from most broadcast TV antennas were told we are on the wrong side of a hill in our city. I'd...
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    ClearStream View Wall-Frame HDTV Antenna Review: Nearly Picture Perfect

    By building the antenna into a large picture frame, Antenna Direct's ClearStream View is a unique solution to the visually challenging problem of how to hide an indoor antenna. ClearStream View Wall-Frame HDTV Antenna Review: Nearly Picture Perfect : Read more
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    Using digital antenna without HDTV

    I have cable, but NOT HDTV. Can I still use the new digital antennas?
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    Where can I purchase the tv antennas connector that I have to solder on my motherboard to a sansui tv

    I broke my cable connector to my sansui tv where can I purchase the part and is it worth it to solder the connector back on to the main board
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    Winegard Elite 7550 Outdoor HDTV Antenna Review: A Top-Notch Antenna Even in Cities

    Outdoor antennas are more expensive and more difficult to install than indoor models, but the Winegard Elite demonstrates how a pricier outdoor version can pay dividends delivering more stations, even in a signal-crowded metropolitan area. Winegard Elite 7550 Outdoor HDTV Antenna Review: A...
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    Optimal HDTV Indoor Antenna Frequencies

    I'm seeking the optimal frequency ranges for an indoor HDTV antenna 50 or 60 miles from desired TV stations
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    Outdoor tower antenna

    I live 60/70 miles from broadcast antennas. I plan on putting up a 60ft tower with antenna. Also fixing to get new Samsung MU8500 4K UHD TV. I would like to know what is best cable to use to bring signal in . Cat 7 or RG 6 or what ever you think
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    ClearStream Flex Amplified Indoor HDTV Antenna Review: Amped-Up Reception

    An amplified indoor antenna that turned in admirable results in our tests, the ClearStream Flex is definitely a contender for those who need an extra boost to pull in stations. ClearStream Flex Amplified Indoor HDTV Antenna Review: Amped-Up Reception : Read more
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    Mohu Leaf Glide HDTV Antenna Review: Flat Design, Flat Performance

    A large, flat TV antenna with a respected pedigree, the Mohu Leaf Glide failed to perform as expected. There are better Mohu models to be had, such as the nonamplified ReLeaf and the amplified Curve. Mohu Leaf Glide HDTV Antenna Review: Flat Design, Flat Performance : Read more
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    ClearStream 2Max Indoor/Outdoor HDTV Antenna Review: Strong and Flexible

    The ClearStream 2Max is a strong and flexible indoor/outdoor HDTV antenna that reliably pulls in a variety of stations. ClearStream 2Max Indoor/Outdoor HDTV Antenna Review: Strong and Flexible : Read more
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    Sony TV with Netflix in it. WHy can't we get most of our main tv channels to come in? Very upsetting. We do the serching and s

    Why can't we get TV5.1 and TV25.1 to come in and watch our shows we like? They did at one time then bang, went out and never yet had came back in. Very upset. Please help me. I have follwed every in the booklet and did all the searchings and still no tv5.1 or tv25.1
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    The new thin tv antennas

    I haven 't heard anyone address whether you can still record programs and fast forward and rewind with these antennas instead of cable or DirectTV? And I guess you just use your regular tv remotes?
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    How to hook up Dolby digital plus to a older Memorex tv without antennas

    How to hook up older Memorex tv without antenna to a Dolby digital plus box
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    Cutting The Cord

    Ready to quit Comcast but still want to get a lot of the cable channels and local channels. Especially want to retain Fox News, Fox Business, History, A&E, ESPN, etc. Was looking at Sling TV but found it doesn't provide Fox News. Also had planned to get an HD broadcast antenna. Then I was...
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    Amazon's Top 5 Deals of Today: 4K HDTV, Bluetooth Earbuds, More

    From a budget indoor HDTV antenna to a pair of Bluetooth headphones, here are five deals designed to save you money. Amazon's Top 5 Deals of Today: 4K HDTV, Bluetooth Earbuds, More : Read more
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    Amazon Just Slashed Its HDTV Antenna to $10

    Cord cutters can get a variety of antennas starting at a very low price. Amazon Just Slashed Its HDTV Antenna to $10 : Read more
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    Get the 1byOne 25-Mile Range HDTV Antenna for Just $7

    The cheapest way to get free over-the-air HD broadcasts and cut the cable cord. Get the 1byOne 25-Mile Range HDTV Antenna for Just $7 : Read more
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    10 Cheap TV Antennas (Under $20) Ranked Best to Worst

    Cut the cable cord with these antennas that will let you watch dozens of channels for free in full HD. 10 Cheap TV Antennas (Under $20) Ranked Best to Worst : Read more
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    Antennas and broadcast markets

    I'm cutting the cord and researching antennas and markets, Currently it is only giving me stations for my zip code state , but I live on a state line. Do I have to do anything different to acquire signals/stations from my next door state? Oh, what is the actual distance you can get on the...
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    Deal Alert: Top Selling 50-Mile HD Antenna Now Just $20

    A budget antenna with respectable performance gets cheaper. Deal Alert: Top Selling 50-Mile HD Antenna Now Just $20 : Read more
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    How to make USB DVB-T tuners pick up analog TV?

    So i have a generic usb tv tuner that only picks up digital tv, but i wonder is it possible to make it pick up analog tv too?
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    Ultimate Cord-Cutter Deal Bundles Chromecast, Antenna for $40

    Ditch those expensive cable plans once and for all with this cord-cutting combo. Ultimate Cord-Cutter Deal Bundles Chromecast, Antenna for $40 : Read more
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    1Plus Model P010 Indoor HDTV Antenna Review: The Best Budget Antenna

    This HDTV antenna costs less than $15 and still pulls in a respectable number of channels. 1Plus Model P010 Indoor HDTV Antenna Review: The Best Budget Antenna : Read more
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    Cord Cutter Alert: 1byOne HDTV Antenna Now Just $8

    Tired of overpaying for cable or satellite TV? Few options are as cheap as this HDTV antenna. Cord Cutter Alert: 1byOne HDTV Antenna Now Just $8 : Read more
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    Terk Amplified Multi-Directional HDTV Antenna (OMNITWR) Review: More Form Than Function

    There are more-sensitive antennas, but Turk's amplified Multi-Directional model is good at rejecting weaker signals, and it boasts a unique, tabletop design. Terk Amplified Multi-Directional HDTV Antenna (OMNITWR) Review: More Form Than Function : Read more